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7 Days Uganda Primates Safari

Join a 7 Days Uganda primates safari to Kibale Forest Forest National park for chimpanzee trekking, game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National park, chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge and mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National park with Gorilla Trek Africa.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest - Bigodi swamp Tour
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP
Day 4: Kyambura Chimp trek
Day 5: The Ishasha Sector transfer to Bwindi
Day 6: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Gorilla Park
Day 7: Return to Kampala

  • Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park

    Our safari guide will meet you and brief you about the safari. Then drive to Fort Portal passing via Mityana-Mubende road. Have a stop over in Mubende and visit the Nakayima tree. Have lunch en route and continue to Kibale forest national park arriving in the afternoon. Check in and relax at the lodge or explore the nearby Crater Lake. Overnight and dinner at Chimpanzee Guesthouse (budget)/ Turacco Tree Tops / Isunga lodge (deluxe)/ Kyaninga lodge / Primate lodge (luxury). Meal Plan; lunch and dinner

    Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest - Bigodi swamp Tour

    Wake up and have an early morning breakfast and then go for chimpanzee tracking. You will go to Kanyanchu tourist centre and get briefed then join the destination guide who will take you through the forest and show you some tree species, as well as tell you the different features of the forest. After having lunch, take an afternoon nature walk through the Bigodi swamp to see swamp birds, primates as well as some of the community Based projects financed by tourism. Overnight and dinner at Chimpanzee Guesthouse (budget)/ Turacco Tree Tops / Isunga lodge (deluxe)/ Kyaninga lodge / Primate lodge (luxury). Meal Plan; lunch and dinner

    Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

    Depart for Queen Elizabeth national park located in the foothills of the Mountains of the moon, one of the great mountain ranges of the world. As you continue to the park you may see different animals and birds given that the park has got about 100 mammal species and a remarkable 606 bird species. Overnight and dinner at Enganzi Game lodge (deluxe)/ Kataara lodge (luxury). Meal Plan; lunch and dinner

    Day 4: Kyambura Chimp trek

    You will take an early excursion to Kyambura gorge to track the fast moving and elusive chimpanzees. Though seeing these mobile chimpanzees is un predictable, the walk is wonderful. Alternatively visit the Maramagambo Forest where you will see the bat cave, the blue lake and several primates. In the afternoon take a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel which is blessed with many hippos, solitary buffaloes, and a vast array of birds. You will then have an evening game drive in the park. Overnight and dinner at Enganzi Game lodge (deluxe)/ Kataara lodge (luxury). Meal Plan; lunch and dinner

    Day 5: The Ishasha Sector transfer to Bwindi

    Have an early start for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, passing through the Ishasha sector, well known for the tree climbing lions, or through an alternative route passing through cultivated expanses. After lunch, go for a nature walk or a community visit. Dinner and Overnight at Buhoma.

    Day 6: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Gorilla Park

    Gorilla trekking in Bwindi ForestFollowing an early breakfast, you will proceed to the forest for gorilla tracking. Encountering the largest and heaviest primates is an adventurous and memorable activity which can’t be easily forgotten. Tracking from Bwindi involves walking up steep densely forested hills; therefore some fitness is required. After having packed lunch take a leisurely nature or community walk if time permits. Overnight at Travelers’ Rest hotel (budget)/ Ichumbi Gorilla lodge / L. Mulehe Safari lodge (deluxe) Four Gorillas lodge / Gorilla heights lodge (luxury)

    Day 7: Return to Kampala

    After breakfast return for Kampala having lunch enroute. You will get to Kampala in the afternoon and rest at your hotel for the afternoon. You can have a walk around the hotel, take a swim in the pool at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel/ Sheraton Hotel.

    Included in this tour package;

    • Gorilla Permits

    • Park Ranger Fees

    • Relevant Government Taxes

    • Full Board Accommodation

    • Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide

    • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

    • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

    Exclusions:

    • Airfares

    • Visa Fees

    • Personal Insurance

    • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities

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  • Luxury Lodges in Kibale Forest
    Luxury Lodges in Kibale Forest National Park
    Lodges in Kibale Forest National park
    Lodges in Bwindi Forest
    Lodges in Bwindi Forest
    Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Forest
    Lodges in Queen Elizabeth National park

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      • Mandatory hand washing
      • Mandatory face masking
      • Keep a distance of 2 meters away
    • Before boarding your plane, you will be required to show your covid 19 negative test results which should be valid for not more than 72hrs (applies for both Rwanda and Uganda)
    • Also you are supposed to fill a locator form (link below) which you will also be asked before boarding (failure to have it, you will be denied boarding)

    http://www.rbc.gov.rw/travel/

    • Once you arrive in Kigali, you will take another covid 19 test and be in self quarantine at any of the chosen hotels in Kigali for 24hrs as you wait for your covid 19 test results

    You will then start your tour after your results have returned and you are proved negative

    • These results expire every after 72hrs, hence if your tour is still going on, you will need another test to allow you enter any other park or do any other activity after 72hrs of your test. (This applies to Rwanda only, not Uganda)
    • Before departure from Rwanda or Uganda, you need to do another covid 19 test not more than 72hrs before your departure as you will be required to present your results before boarding your departure flight.
    • While on your tour, you are advised to carry your masks and maintain social distance whenever you are in the public

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  • For any inquiries, booking and travel related questions, Speak to Nelson
    Gorilla Trek Africa


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